The No. 2 seed Northwest Missouri State men’s basketball team knows one thing it can’t afford to do when it plays Emporia State at 6 p.m. Friday at Municipal Auditorium in the quarterfinals of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The calls were coming so fast and furious that Todd Eisner could not possibly be confused by Midland University’s level of interest. Midland had trimmed a list of candidates for its men’s basketball head coaching job from 400 to 20 to four and, finally, to the man who the school president determined was the clear top choice.
No. 14 Bellevue scored four runs in the 12th inning en route to a 5-1 upset at third-ranked Embry-Riddle (Fla.) on Sunday. Frank Haskett, Bryce Kelly and Kyle Kinman recorded RBI hits in the Bruins’ decisive rally.
Bellevue University made two early runs stand to earn a 2-1 win against Michigan-Dearborn on Sunday. The No. 20 Bruins (2-4) scored in the first inning on a bases-loaded walk to Ashley Gigax. They made it 2-0 second, scoring on a throwing error by Wolverine first baseman Makenkie Trowbridge.
Peter Stewart was so close to being an All-American last year. The 141-pounder from Iowa Western lost a 2-1 decision to the No. 2 wrestler in the second round of the NJCAA tournament in Des Moines, then finished a win short of the podium.
The Morningside men's basketball team doesn't want to leave anything to chance. The Mustangs, ranked 18th with a 22-8 record, have a chance to reach the NAIA Division II national tournament via a wild card. They'd prefer to lock up an automatic berth by finishing first or second in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament.
The Super Bowl is a yearly media madhouse. See how The World-Herald sports section's front pages portrayed each of the Super Bowl victories won by those players celebrated in our Mt. Rushmore of Super Bowl QBs.
World-Herald reporters log on to talk about the latest news surrounding the Huskers, Jays, Mavericks, high schools sports and more. Check out the upcoming chat schedule or replay the latest discussions with the fans.